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ICT to improve poultry farming in Tanzania

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Poultry farmers in Kitunda area will benefit from the use of internet as well as the use of other modern software programmes to access information on diseases, market prices, poultry selection, breeding, nutrition, refrigeration, preservation and most all other poultry farming related issues.

The Kitunda based group, Kiombo poultry has recently received training from the Tanzania library Service Board on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as well as the various applications of computers and potential benefits of the internet. However, the Secretary of the Kitunda Based group has reported the lack of well established ICT infrastructure like computers, which represents a challenge for the farmers, as well as other rudimental troubles, inadequacy of start up as well as working capital. 

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